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2007 SUMMER CALENDAR OF EVENTS

APRIL
4/4 Wed
Oswego. Oswego Jazz Project, 7-9:30pm. Department jazz ensemble performs jazz
standards and modern works. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego. King Arthur‟s Steakhouse
and Brewery, 7 W. Bridge St., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free.

4/10 Tues
Pulaski. Miro Quartet Pulaski Informance, 10am. Sponsored by ARTSwego. Pulaski
Congregational Church, 27 Lake St., 315/312-4581 for further information, E-mail:
artswego@oswego.edu. Admission free, reservations requested at 315/312-2141.

4/11 Wed
Oswego. Ke-nekt‟ Concert: Miro Quartet, 7:30pm. The members banded together at
Oberlin College a decade ago and the Miro Quartet continues to mystify audiences with
its alluring and lively musicianship. Oswego professor Robert Auler joins them for a
piano quintet. Sponsored by Artswego. Sheldon Hall Ballroom, SUNY Oswego. 315/312-
4581, E-mail: artswego@oswego.edu. Admission: $15/adults, $10/seniors and students,
$5/SUNY Oswego students.

4/14 Sat
Oswego. History Lecture Series, 1:30pm. A monthly series offering various topics and
speakers. Contact the Museum or check their Web site for details on each month‟s
session. H. Lee White Marine Museum, Oswego‟s “Historic Maritime District,” W. First
St. Pier, 315/342-0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com,
www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com. Admission free.

4/14 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

4/18 Wed
Oswego. SUNY Oswego Faculty Recital, 7:30-9:30pm. Todd Graber, tenor, and Juan
LaManna, piano, perform selections by Schumann, Poulenc and Barber. Church of the
Resurrection, 120 W. Fifth St., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission: $5 suggested donation, SUNY Oswego students
free.

4/18 Wed
Fulton. Quilting: Presented by Phyllis Lyndaker and Bernice Zehr, 3:30-4:45pm.
Livin‟ Simple, Simply Living: On Becoming American in Central New York is a series
of lecture-demonstrations that will be presented by members of the Mennonite
community of Jefferson and Lewis Counties whose ancestors settled there in the mid-19th
century. David E. Vayner Branch Library, 365 W. First St., 315/592-5159, E-mail:
helpdesk@fultonpubliclibrary.info, http://fultonpubliclibrary.info. Admission free.

4/21 Sat
Oswego. Civil War Infantry Safety School, 10am-4:30pm. The Columbia Rifles, Union
Army, conducts Civil War infantry drills and training inside the fort to prepare for the
2007 campaign season. Call for details. Fort Ontario State Historic Site, 1 E. Fourth St.
315/343-4711, www.fortontario.com. Admission charged.

4/21 Sat
Mexico. Mexico Point Park Clean-Up, 9am-12noon. Help open park; free lunch. Mexico
Point Park, off NYS Rte. 104B. 315/963-8216 or 963-3891, E-mail:
sanscott@gmail.com, www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission free.

4/21 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

4/24-4/29 Tues-Sun
Oswego. “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie,” 8-10:30pm, Sun. 2-4:30pm. Jean Brodie is a
teacher first, last and always. Indifferent to the rudiments of education, she is driven to
make her charges understand the significance of the arts and humanities. Her single-
mindedness in devoting her prime to her girls has dire consequences for every life she
touches. Sponsored by the Oswego State Theatre Dept., Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall,
SUNY Oswego. 315/312-2141, E-mail: tickets@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/arts.
Admission: $12/adults, $10 seniors, $7/SUNY Oswego students.

4/25 Wed
Fulton. The Era of Railways, Trolleys, and Interurban Travel, 7-8:30pm. The program,
presented by Sheldon King, will focus on the Empire Railroad and its predecessors
including the trolley and interurban transportation systems in CNY. Refreshments
provided. Sponsored by Friends of History in Fulton, N.Y., Inc. The John Wells Pratt
House Museum, 177 S. First St., 315/598-4616. Admission: donations accepted.

4/25 Wed
Oswego. Oswego Jazz Project, 7-9:30pm. Department jazz ensemble performs jazz
standards and modern works. Sponsored by SUNY Oswego. King Arthur‟s Steakhouse
and Brewery, 7 W. Bridge St., 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission free.

4/25 Wed
Pulaski. Program, 7:30pm. History of the Pulaski Public Library. Pulaski Historical
Society, 3428 Maple Ave, 315/298-4650, E-mail: phspulaski@aol.com. Admission free.
4/28 Sat
Oswego. Civil War Artillery School, 10am-4:30pm. Cushing‟s Battery participates in the
day‟s events. Call for details. Fort Ontario State Historic Site, 1 E. Fourth St. 315/343-
4711, www.fortontario.com. Admission charged.

4/28 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

4/28-4/29 Sat-Sun
Fulton. Spring Open House Weekend, 9am-6pm. Delight in the fresh smells of a new
season. Chat with staff over coffee and donuts about your gardening ideas. See the latest
new offerings in “Proven Winners” line of annuals and perennials. Oliver B. Paine
Greenhouses, 125 S. Granby Rd., 315/592-2773, www.OliverPaineGreenhouses.com.
Admission free.

MAY
5/2 Wed
Oswego. SUNY Oswego Faculty Recital, 7:30-9:30pm. Elizabeth LaManna, cello; Jon
Shallit, violin; Juan LaManna, piano, feature selections from Bach, Stravinsky and
Beethoven. Church of the Resurrection, 120 W. Fifth St., 315/312-2130, E-mail:
lavallee@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/music. Admission: $5 suggested donation,
SUNY Oswego students free.

5/5 Sat
Oswego. John McCutcheon, 8pm. John McCutcheon has emerged as one of our most
respected and loved folk singers. Ontario Center for Performing Arts/Oswego Music
Hall, 41 Lake St. 315/342-1733, www.oswegomusichall.org. Admission $10/members,
$14/non-members.

5/4-5/18 Daily
Oswego. Generations: Highlighting the Mat-Art Program, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun
12:30-4:30pm. Exhibit features the work of this year‟s cooperating teachers, their student
teachers and selected student art. Artwork by elementary and secondary students will be
displayed along with lesson plans used as a catalyst for the student artwork. Tyler Hall
Art Gallery, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-2113, E-mail: mdorsey1@oswego.edu. Admission
free.

5/4-5/18 Daily
Oswego. Spring Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 12:30-
4:30pm. Candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree present their work with a focus
in either Graphic Design or Studio Arts. Department awards presented during reception.
Tyler Hall Art Gallery, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-2113, E-mail: mdorsey1@oswego.edu.
Admission free.
5/5 Sat
Fulton. Bridges to Caring Walk, 8:30am (registration) – 12noon. A two-mile walk to
benefit the local American Red Cross, refreshments, T-shirts for pledges. Sponsored by
the Onondaga-Oswego Chapter of the American Red Cross. Walk begins at the Fulton
Price Chopper on W. First St., 315/343-0967, E-mail: oswegorc@dreamscape.com.
Admission free, pledges welcome.

5/5 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

5/5 Sat
Sandy Creek. Blessing of the Bikes/Church Sale, 8am-3pm. Blessing of the bikes
breakfast 8-10am; chicken BBQ, eat-in or take-out 11am; rummage sale and bake sale;
silent auction ends at 2pm; handbell and accordion music. Sandy Creek United Methodist
Church, Harwood Dr., 315/387-5365. Admission free.

5/5-5/14 Daily
Lake Ontario Counties. LOC Trout and Salmon Spring Derby. Lakewide fishing derby
with thousands of dollars in cash and merchandise prizes. 585/544-2563, E-mail:
locderby@aol.com, www.loc.org. Registration $25/adult, $12/youth; $70/adult season,
$30/youth season includes summer derby; $15/adult one-day pass, $7/youth one-day
pass.

5/7 Mon
Oswego. Concert Band and Choir Concert, 7:30pm. Combined concert with music
featuring Liebesleider polkas of PDQ Bach and works by Percy Granger and Charles
Ives. Waterman Theatre, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu,
www.oswego.edu/music. Admission: $5 suggested donation, SUNY Oswego students
free.

5/9 Wed
Oswego. Celebration of Standards from the Great American Songbook, 7:30-9:30pm.
Oswego State Jazz Ensemble, State Singers and Oswego Jazz Project collaborate for this
concert. Waterman Theatre, SUNY Oswego, 315/312-2130, E-mail:
lavallee@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/music. Admission: $5 donation, SUNY Oswego
students free.

5/11 Fri
Oswego. College-Community Orchestra, 7:30-9:30pm. Selections by Piazzolla,
Mendelssohn and Stravinsky. Student soloists will be featured. Waterman Theatre,
SUNY Oswego, 315/312-2130, E-mail: lavallee@oswego.edu, www.oswego.edu/music.
Admission: $5 donation, SUNY Oswego students free.

5/11-5/12 Fri-Sat
Pulaski. St. James Tent Sale, Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-2:30pm. Huge tent sale to benefit
the church and its ministries. St. James‟ Episcopal Church, 24 Lake St., 315/298-2106.
Admission free.

5/12 Sat
Oswego. Exploring the Outdoors through Children‟s Books, 10am-12noon. This
workshop is designed for educators, parents and grandparents of elementary school aged
children. Dress for the outdoors. Pre-registration is required before May 3. Rice Creek
Field Station, Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

5/12 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

5/12 Sat
Oswego. History Lecture Series, 1:30pm. A monthly series offering various topics and
speakers. Contact the museum or check Web site for details on each month‟s session. H.
Lee White Marine Museum, Oswego‟s “Historic Maritime District,” W. First St. Pier.
315/342-0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com,
www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com. Admission free.

5/18 Fri
Oswego. 5th Annual Kiwanis Club Golf Tournament, tee times 8am. 18 hole shotgun
start, Callaway handicap scoring system; for all skill levels – men, women or mixed
captain and crew format. Rotating trophy, quality prizes for all entrees. Lunch at the turn
and steak bake immediately following tournament. Griffins Greens, NYS Rte. 104A,
steak bake at Bridie Manor Restaurant, 1830 Bridie Manor, 315/343-6310 or 315/342-
3111. Registration: $240/four-person team.

5/19 Sat
North Volney. North Volney Gospel Music Festival, 12-4pm. Celebration of country,
bluegrass and southern gospel music. Food and drinks available for purchase. North
Volney Methodist Church, Corner of Co. Rtes. 4 and 6, 315/593-6825, E-mail:
bbeck@rwdsu.org. Admission: free will offering.

5/19 Sat
Oswego. Kites Over Fort Ontario. Celebrate Armed Forces Day flying kites over the fort
in Lake Ontario‟s dependable breezes. Contests, prizes, refreshments and more. Fort
Ontario State Historic Site, One E. Fourth St., 315/343-4711, www.fortontario.com.
Admission free.

5/19 Sat
Oswego. Entergy 5K/10K Run & 5K Walk, 8:30am start. Oswego Middle School, Mark
Fitzgibbons Dr. 315/343-1981, E-mail: mmcphers@twcny.rr.com,
www.oswegoymca.org. Admission $15/$20.
5/19 Sat
Oswego. M Shanghai String Band, 8pm. Lyrically smart and modern, their songs feel
both classic and new. They always deliver a fiery performance. Ontario Center for
Performing Arts/Oswego Music Hall, 41 Lake St. 315/342-1733,
www.oswegomusichall.org. Admission $8/members, $12/non-members.

5/19-5/20 Sat-Sun
Mexico. Lake Ontario Bird Festival. Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. Family festival
with variety of workshops, activities and educational displays focusing on migrating
raptors and songbirds. Kids build bluebird nesting boxes. Native American music,
sketching workshops, and storytelling. Yogi Bear‟s Jellystone Park Campground, 601 Co.
Rte. 16, 315/963-7096, www.lakeontariobirdfest.com. Admission free.

5/19-5/20 Sat-Sun
Oswego. Opening Weekend, 1-5pm. The H. Lee White Marine Museum Complex opens
for its 25th summer season including the National Historic Landmark Tug LT-5 and the
NYS Canal Boat No. 8. Opening of temporary exhibit featuring maritime works by artist
Russell D. Porter. Oswego‟s “Historic Maritime District,” W. First St. Pier. 315/342-
0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com, www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com.
Admission free.

5/20 Sun
Mexico. Wild Spring Edibles with Nancy Kaiser, 2pm. What to eat and not to eat in the
springtime. Mexico Point Park, off NYS Rte. 104B. 315/963-7657, E-mail:
sanscott@gmail.com, www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission free -
donations appreciated.

5/25-5/26 Fri-Sat
Fulton. Memorial Day Salute, Fri. 5pm-Sat. 11pm. Entertainment, food, rides,
fireworks, parade. Entertainment Fri. night: Ron Spencer and Jump Start; Sat. night:
Lovin Spoonful. Sponsored by Fulton Service Groups – Lions, Kiwanis, Rotary, Sunrise
Rotary, Veteran‟s Council. Recreation Park, 600 W. Broadway (NYS Rte. 3 W.),
315/592-5482 or 592-1267, E-mail: cvescio2@twcny.rr.com,
www.fultonmemorialdaysalute.com. Admission free.

5/25-5/26 Fri-Sat
Oswego. Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, 6-9:30pm. Murder by the Mob will be
presented by Bright Star Productionz. Bridie Manor, 1830 Bridie Square, 315/963-3820,
E-mail: Laura@brightstarproductionz.com, www.brightstarproductionz.com. Admission
$32.

5/26-5/27 Sat-Sun
Volney. Region 2 State Race, 10am. Open wheel Quarter Midget racing for kids 5-16
yrs. of age. Sponsored by the Oswego County Quarter Midget Association. Oswego
County Airport, corner of Silk Rd. and Howard Rd., www.ocqmc.com. Admission free.
5/26-5/28 Sat-Mon
Phoenix. Memorial Weekend at VFW. Memorial Day activities throughout the weekend.
Parade on Mon. at 12noon on Main St. VFW, Culvert St., 315/695-1308,
www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

5/30 Wed
Fulton. Woodworking: Presented by Norm Moshier, 3:30-4:45pm. Lecture-
demonstration presented by member of the Mennonite community of Jefferson and Lewis
Counties. David E. Vayner Branch Library, 365 W. First St., 315/592-5159, E-mail:
helpdesk@fultonpubliclibrary.info, http://fultonpubliclibrary.info. Admission free.
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JUNE
6/1 Fri
Fulton. Party on the Porch, 5:30-7:30pm. Popular fund raising event, held rain or shine,
features hors d‟oeuvres, cool drinks, and good company. Public is welcome. Sponsored
by Friends of History in Fulton, N.Y., Inc. The John Wells Pratt House Museum, 177 S.
First St., 315/598-4616. Admission $20/person, reservations requested.

6/1 Fri
Phoenix. Canal Days, 9am-2pm. Canal Island, Lock 1 (Culvert St. off Co. Rte. 57).
315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

6/2 Sat
Oswego. 8th Annual Oswego County Hospice Cup Regatta & Walk/Run for Hope,
8:30am-6pm. Fundraising event to support Oswego County Hospice; walk/run, sail
racing, entertainment, refreshments, silent auction. Oswego Yacht Club, 315/343-5223,
E-mail: oswegohospice@earthlink.net, www.oswegoyachtclub.org. Admission TBD.

6/2 Sat
Oswego. Hawks Junior Aviator/RC Club, 10am-4pm. Junior Aviators Day with flying
demonstrations of radio controlled airplanes. Fort Ontario State Historic Site, One E.
Fourth St., 315/343-4711, www.fortontario.com. Admission free.

6/2 Sat
Fulton. East-Side Garage Sale Day 2007, 9am-4pm. Spend a day on the East Side of
Fulton browsing our annual garage sales. 315/592-7330, E-mail:
ctrowbridge@cityoffulton.com. Admission free.

6/2 Sat
Oswego. The Lost Boys, 8pm. Their style is a blend of the great traditional bluegrass
songs and original compositions. Ontario Center for Performing Arts/Oswego Music
Hall, 41 Lake St. 315/342-1733, www.oswegomusichall.org. Admission $8/members,
$12/non-members.

6/3 Sun
Mexico. Arts & More, 1-4:30pm. Art show plus music, fun and games for the whole
family including stone skipping contest and piñata. Adults who wish to sell artwork must
register by e-mail to: sanscott@gmail.com. Mexico Point Park, off NYS Rte. 104B.
315/963-3891, www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission free.

6/3 Sun
Scriba. Postcard Show and Sale, 9am-4pm. Dealers display postcards for sale.
Sponsored by the Postcard Club of Oswego County. Scriba Fire Hall, NYS Rte. 104E.
315/695-5089 or 315/592-4441. Admission $2.

6/5 Tues
Hannibal. Senior Send-Off Concert, 7:30-8:30pm. Hannibal Senior Band plays their
final performance of the year. Alumni are invited to perform the finale with the band.
Hannibal High School, Lockwood Auditorium, 315/564-7910 ext. 4132, E-mail:
sterrino@hannibalcsd.org. Admission free.

6/9 Sat
Fulton. West-Side Garage Sale Day 2007, 9am-4pm. Spend a day on the West Side of
Fulton browsing our annual garage sales. 315/592-7330, E-mail:
ctrowbridge@cityoffulton.com. Admission free.

6/9 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 11am. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

6/9 Sat
Phoenix. Flag Day Celebration, 12noon. Celebration on State St.; village-wide garage
sales. 315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

6/9 Sat
Oswego. History Lecture Series, 1:30pm. A monthly series offering various topics and
speakers. Contact the Museum or check their Web site for details on each month‟s
session. H. Lee White Marine Museum, Oswego‟s “Historic Maritime District,” W. First
St. Pier. 315/342-0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com,
www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com. Admission free.

6/15 Fri
Mexico. History/Mystery Walk, 8pm. Learn the history and the mystery associated with
Mexico Point Park. Mexico Point Park, off NYS Rte. 104B. 315/963-3891, E-mail:
sanscott@gmail.com, www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission TBD.

6/16 Sat
Salmon River Corridor. Salmon River Steward Educational Program Series, 10-
11am. Explore the Salmon River corridor which has been made popular by winter
enthusiasts, hikers, its world-class fishery, and much more. Past topics include local
geology, exotic species, food web dynamics and knowing your favorite fish. Location
TBD, call 315/312-3042 or 315/402-9814 or E-mail: mp357@cornell.edu for more
information. Admission free.

6/16-6/17 Sat-Sun
Altmar. Oswego County ATV Club Trade Show, Craft Fair and Rodeo, 11am-5pm.
Local vendors, music, food, chicken BBQ, 50/50 raffles. Rodeo held both days,
registration 9am, competition begins at noon. Call 315/298-2480 or visit
www.oswegocountyatv.org for more information.

6/23 Fri
Phoenix. Fireworks Celebration, 5pm. Entertainment, food, music, ice cream. Steve
Morgan 5-7pm, Night Life Band 7-9pm. Fireworks at sunset. Henley Park, State & Lock
Sts. 315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

6/23 Sat
Mexico. Gardening Friends Plant Sale and Garden Tour, 10am-2pm. Tour five to six
gardens in the area and browse our large plant sale. Cooperative Extension, 3288 Main
St. for plant sale and maps for tour, 315/298-4336. Admission $8.

6/23 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

6/25-6/27 Mon-Wed
Oswego. Girls Softball Mini-Camp, 9am-4pm. Girls ages 9-12, instructed 9am-12noon;
ages 13-16, 1-4pm. All aspects of the game including pitching, hitting, throwing, base
running and more will be covered; pre-registration required. Oswego High School fields,
2 Buccaneer Blvd. 315/343-8749, E-mail: mmccrobi@oswego.org,
www.oswegosoftball.com. Admission $45.

6/29-7/4 Fri-Wed
Sandy Creek. 150th Oswego County Fair, 10am-11:30pm. Events scheduled daily,
grandstand events, rides, parade, 4H displays, ARG displays and more. Oswego County
Fairgrounds, 291 Ellisburg St. (Co. Rte. 22A). 315/387-3834 during the fair,
www.oswegocountyfair.org. General admission free; parking free; admission for
Grandstand events varies.

6/30 Sat
Phoenix. Strawberry Shortcake Festival, 11am-3pm. Henley Park, State & Lock Sts.
315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

6/30 Sat
Eastern Lake Ontario Area. Eastern Lake Ontario Dune Steward Educational
Program Series, 10am-11am. Explore components of the area which is part of the largest
collection of freshwater sand dunes in the world. Past topics include exotic plants,
adaptations of migratory birds, a cobble beach walk and much more. Location TBD, call
315/312-3042 or 315/402-9814 or E-mail: mp357@cornell.edu for more information.
Admission free.

JULY
7/1 Sun
Oswego. Independence Parade, 1pm. Fourth of July celebration parade. Sponsored by
the Greater Oswego/Fulton Chamber of Commerce. Parade route along NYS Rte.
104/Bridge St., 315/343-7681, www.oswegofultonchamber.com. Admission free.

7/3 Tues
Brewerton. Brewerton Fireworks, 9-10pm. Fireworks display at the west end of Oneida
Lake, launched from a barge in Oneida River between US Rte. 11 and I-81. Sponsored by
Fort Brewerton/Greater Oneida Lake Chamber of Commerce. 315/668-3408,
www.oneidalakechamber.com. Admission free.

7/7 Sat
Sandy Pond. Firecracker 1000, 12noon-5pm. Annual fundraiser with hotdogs,
hamburgers, salads and beverages. Sandy Pond Sportsman‟s Association, 3201 Co. Rte.
15, 315/387-6310, www.sandypondsportsmans.com. Admission TBA.

7/7-7/8 Sat-Sun
Oswego. 13th Annual Lake Ontario Pro-Am Salmon & Trout Team Tournament.
Amateur and professional teams compete for cash and prizes. Teams fish from Oswego
and Mexico. Weigh station located behind Best Western Captain‟s Quarters Hotel, 26 E.
First St.; weigh-ins at 2:30pm each day. Oswego County Office of Tourism, 315/349-
8322 or 800/596-3200, www.lakeontarioproam.com. Admission: spectators free; call or
visit Web site for team entry fees.

7/8 Sun
Oswego. Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, 7pm. An evening with the symphony inside
Old Fort Ontario sponsored by the Greater Oswego - Fulton Chamber of Commerce. Fort
Ontario State Historic Site, 1 E. Fourth St., 315/343-4711 or the Chamber of Commerce
315/343-7681. Admission free.

7/9 Mon
Phoenix. Music in the Park Featuring Dr. Boogie, 6:30-8:30pm. Henley Park, State &
Lock Sts. 315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

7/9-7/13 Mon-Fri
Oswego. Exploring Nature, 9am-2pm. Programs for youngsters ages 5-15. Call for more
information and a registration form; pre-registration ends 6/6/07; late registration ends
6/20/07. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission: $115/child
plus fees for late registration.
7/12 Thurs
Eastern Lake Ontario Area. Eastern Lake Ontario Dune Steward Educational
Program Series, 2-3pm. See listing on 6/30 for more information.

7/13 Fri
West Monroe. 12th Annual United Way Golf Tournament, 9am-4pm. United Way of
Greater Oswego County‟s largest fundraiser; major sponsors – Novelis, Constellation,
Entergy, National Grid and the Palladium-Times. Golfers from companies throughout the
county join together to support the United Way. Great door prizes, steak bake and more.
Green Valley Golf Course/Greenview Country Club, NYS Rte. 49, 315/593-1900, E-
mail:loisunitedway@windstream.net. Admission: call for more information.

7/13 Fri
Palermo. Charity Golf Tournament, 9am-5pm. 18 holes of golf with cart, drinks on the
course, lunch, dinner, hole-in-one prizes, putting contest, skins game, silent auction.
Sponsored by the Oswego County Humane Society. Emerald Crest Golf Club, 3989 NYS
Rte. 3, 315/207-1070, E-mail:ochscontact@hotmail.com, www.oswegohumane.org.
Admission: $100/team, 10% senior discount.

7/13-7/14 Fri-Sat
Oswego. Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, 6-9:30pm. Death by Doo Wop will be
presented by Bright Star Productionz. Bridie Manor, 1830 Bridie Square, 315/963-3820,
E-mail: Laura@brightstarproductionz.com, www.brightstarproductionz.com. Admission
$32.

7/13-7/15 Fri-Sun
Oswego. St. Mary‟s Annual Church Bazaar, 5-10pm. Raffles, food, cake booth,
merchandise booth, chicken BBQ, entertainment and much more. St. Mary‟s Church
parking lot, 99 W. Seventh St., 315/343-3953, E-mail: srectory@twcny.rr.com.
Admission free.

7/14 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 11am. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

7/15 Sun
Mexico. Concerts and Fireworks, 5:30pm-? Music and fireworks by Young Explosives.
Mexico Point Park, off NYS Rte. 104B. 315/963-3891, E-mail: sanscott@gmail.com,
www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission free.

7/15 Sun
Mexico. Annual Iris and Plant Sale, 10am-4pm. Browse through a variety of irises
including tall bearded, border bearded, rebloomers, miniature TB, standard dwarf and
Siberian, day lilies and a wide assortment of sun and shade perennials. Crandall‟s
Country Estate, 74 Hamilton St., 315/963-3472. Admission free.
7/16 Mon
Phoenix. Music in the Park Featuring Mark Rust, 6:30-8:30pm. Henley Park, State &
Lock Sts. 315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

7/16-7/20 Mon-Fri
Oswego. Exploring Nature, 9am-2pm. Programs for youngsters ages 5-15. Call for more
information and a registration form; pre-registration ends 6/6/07; late registration ends
6/20/07. Rice Creek Field Station, Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission: $115/child
plus fees for late registration.

7/18 Wed
Fulton. Canning (jellies, jams and pickles): Presented by La Veda Taube, 3:30-4:45pm.
Lecture-demonstration presented by member of the Mennonite community of Jefferson
and Lewis Counties. David E. Vayner Branch Library, 365 W. First St., 315/592-5159, E-
mail: helpdesk@fultonpubliclibrary.info, http://fultonpubliclibrary.info. Admission free.

7/21 Sat
Sandy Pond. Sandy Pond Sportsman‟s Annual Clambake, 12noon-5pm. Clams, liver &
bacon, shaved steak, hotdogs, hamburgers, sausage, salads, and beverages. 3201 Co. Rte.
15, 315/387-6310, www.sandypondsportsmans.com. Admission TBA.

7/21 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 11am. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; we are not able to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

7/21 Sat
Eastern Lake Ontario Area. Eastern Lake Ontario Dune Steward Educational
Program Series, 10am-11am. See listing on 6/30 for more information.

7/22 Sun
Mexico. Queen of Hearts Tea, 4pm. Have tea with the Queen at Casey‟s Cottage.
Mexico Point Park, off NYS Rte. 104B. 315/963-7657, E-mail: Bj2green@aol.com,
www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission TBA, reservations required.

7/23 Mon
Phoenix. Music in the Park Featuring The Burns Sisters, 6:30-8:30pm. Henley Park,
State & Lock Sts. 315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

7/26 Wed
Phoenix. Park Day, 6-8:30pm. Old fashioned fun with face painting, tug of war,
watermelon seed spitting, water balloon toss, sack race, entertainment and more (weather
permitting). William J. Farley Community Park, Chestnut St., 315/695-2801, E-mail:
Schroeppelcs@usadatanet.net. Admission free.
7/26 Thurs
Eastern Lake Ontario Area. Eastern Lake Ontario Dune Steward Educational
Program Series, 2-3pm. See listing on 6/30 for more information.

7/26-7/29 Thurs-Sun
Oswego. Harborfest, an “American Bus Association Top 100 Event for 2005” Central
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New York‟s favorite festival celebrates its 20 Anniversary this year. Features more than
100 choices of entertainment on stages located throughout the city including the
legendary rock band Blood, Sweat and Tears and Beatlemania Now; “World-Class
Fireworks” Saturday night, juried arts & crafts, special events, “Pride of New York Wine
Tasting” market and much more. 315/343-6858, E-mail: info@oswegoharborfest.com,
www.oswegoharborfest.com. Admission free; fee charged for “Pride of New York Wine
Tasting.”

7/26-7/29 Thurs-Sun
Oswego. Fortfest. Entergy Nuclear fireworks (Sat), food, exhibits; RC Planes Sat10am-
4pm, Sun 12-4 pm; train show, U.S. Army Engineer vehicle & equipment display.
Call for details. Fort Ontario State Historic Site, One E. Fourth St., 315/343-4711,
www.fortontario.com. Admission charged at Old Fort.

7/27-7/29 Fri-Sun
Oswego. Heritage Foundation Annual Antique Show, Fri-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-
4pm. Sponsored by Entergy Nuclear. Elks Lodge, 132 W. Fifth St., 315/342-3354, E-
mail: oldnews@twcny.rr.com. Admission $3.

7/28 Sat
Oswego. “the river‟s end bookstore” Fun Run, 8:00am. 1/4- and 1-mile run. Oswego
YMCA, 249 W. First St. 315/343-1981, E-mail: mmcphers@twcny.rr.com,
www.oswegoymca.org. Admission $15/$20.

7/28 Sat
Oswego. Stoney‟s Harborfest Walk/Run, 8:30am start. 5K walk, 5K/10K run. Oswego
YMCA, 249 W. First St. 315/343-1981, E-mail: mmcphers@twcny.rr.com,
www.oswegoymca.org. Admission $15/$20.

7/30 Mon
Phoenix. Music in the Park Featuring Jason Mean, 6:30-8:30pm. Henley Park, State &
Lock Sts. 315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

AUGUST
8/4 Sat
Minetto. Magic in Minetto, 11am-2pm. Family entertainment with music, food and fun.
Town Hall and Riverview Park. 315/343-2393, E-mail: clerk@townofminetto.net.
Admission free.

8/4 Sat
Cleveland. Cleveland Sesquicentennial Celebration, 11am-10pm. Day-long celebration
begins with a parade at 11am. Display of history, food, children‟s games, rides and
various events from 12noon-4pm. Cleveland Fire Department‟s 150th anniversary
celebration begins at 6pm with dinner, dancing and fireworks. Village Park on North St.,
315/675-8225 or 315/675-8611, E-mail: jonihinds@aol.com. Admission free; $20/dinner.

8/5 Sun
Fulton. Annual Ice Cream Social and Band Concert, 1:30-4pm. Enjoy an old-fashioned
ice cream social with brownie and chocolate, butterscotch or strawberry sundaes along
with musical entertainment. Bring lawn chairs to relax and enjoy the afternoon. Tours of
the historic Pratt House Museum will be available. Sponsored by Friends of History in
Fulton, N.Y., Inc. The John Wells Pratt House Museum, 177 S. First St., 315/598-4616.
Admission free; charge for food.

8/5 Sun
Mexico. Ice Cream Social & Diversify Your Life Fair, 2-6pm. Mexican sundaes plus a
variety of ways to diversify your life, from art to yoga; entertainment. Mexico Point
Park, off NYS Rte. 104B. 315/963-7657, E-mail: sanscott@gmail.com,
www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. General admission free; $3 for ice cream.

8/5 Sun
Pulaski. St. James Ice Cream Social, 1-4pm. Celebrate summer with sundaes and fancy
toppings on the church lawn. St. James Episcopal Church, 24 Lake St., 315/298-2106.
Admission $1/sundae.

8/6 Mon
Phoenix. Music in the Park Featuring Donna Colton, 6:30-8:30pm. Henley Park, State
& Lock Sts. 315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

8/9 Thurs
Phoenix. Christian Music Night, 6:30-8:30pm. Henley Park, State & Lock Sts. 315/695-
1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

8/11 Sat
Sandy Pond. 4th Annual Salmon/Trout Derby, 4pm. Prizes for fish entries, time limit for
weigh-in, chicken BBQ to follow. Entry forms available at the bar. Sandy Pond
Sportsman‟s Association, 3201 Co. Rte. 15, 315/387-6310,
www.sandypondsportsmans.com. See entry form for more information.

8/11 Sat
Sandy Pond. Annual Flea Market, 8am-4pm. Household goods, fishing and hunting
equipment and much more. Sandy Pond Sportsman‟s Association, 3201 Co. Rte. 15,
315/387-6310, www.sandypondsportsmans.com. Vendor table $10, general admission
free.

8/11 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 11am. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

8/11 Sat
Eastern Lake Ontario Area. Eastern Lake Ontario Dune Steward Educational
Program Series, 10am-11am. See listing on 6/30 for more information.

8/11 Sat
Phoenix. Kayak and Canoe Poker Run, registration 9:30am. The run begins on Lock
Island. Call 315/695-1308 or visit www.bridgehousebrats.us for more information.

8/11 Sat
Altmar. Oswego County ATV Club‟s “A Ride for the Cure,” 12noon. All proceeds go to
Hospice. ATVs can be unloaded at Little Lukey‟s Convenience Store, NYS Rte. 13. Line
up will be at 11:30am. 315/298-5444. Admission $5 minimum donation.

8/11-8/12 Sat-Sun
Oswego. Revolutionary War Encampment. Drills and living demonstrations by British,
Continental, Loyalist and Native forces. Sponsored by the 24th Regiment of Foot. Fort
Ontario State Historic Site, One E. Fourth St., 315/343-4711, www.fortontario.com.
Admission charged.

8/15-8/17 Tues-Thurs
Mexico. Mid-Summer‟s Eve, 7-9pm. A medieval evening at the Manor with food, fun
and music. Mexico Point Park, off NYS Rte. 104B. 315/963-7657, E-mail:
BJ2Green@aol.com, www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission $20,
reservations required.

8/17-9/3 Daily
Lake Ontario Counties. LOC Trout and Salmon Fall Derby. Lakewide fishing derby
with thousands of dollars in cash and merchandise prizes. 585/544-2563, E-mail:
locderby@aol.com, www.loc.org. Registration $25/adult, $12/youth, $15/adult one-day
pass, $7/youth one-day pass.

8/18 Sat
Oswego. Oswego YMCA Tour de Loop, 8:30am and 8:40am start time. 30- and 50-mile
bike race. Oswego YMCA, 249 W. First St., 315/343-1981, E-mail:
mmcphers@twcny.rr.com, www.oswegoymca.org. Admission $25/$30.

8/20 Mon
Phoenix. Concert, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Joe Whiting Band performs at Henley Park. Call
315/695-1308 or visit www.bridgehousebrats.us for more information.

8/21-8/22 Tues-Wed
Oswego: Canal Schooner Lois McClure. The schooner will stop in Oswego on her
voyage through the New York State Canal system. Tours, interpretive presentations, and
exhibits. Oswego Maritime District, foot of W. First St., 315/342-0480,
www.eriecanalway.org. Admission free.

8/24 Fri
Oswego. “Tales of the Haunted Harbor,” 8:45pm (gates open at 7:45pm). Renowned
storyteller Rosemary Nesbitt spins ghost tales outside Derrick Barge No. 8. Bring a lawn
chair or blanket; no pets. H. Lee White Marine Museum, Oswego‟s “Historic Maritime
District,” W. First St. Pier. 315/342-0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com,
ww.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com. Admission $2/adult, $1/child.

8/25 Sat
Oswego. Oswego Industries, Inc. 2nd Annual Golf Tournament, 1pm tee off. Captain
and crew tournament to benefit Oswego Industries, Inc., a not-for-profit agency that
serves individuals with disabilities. Includes 18 holes of golf, cart, skins, light
refreshments at the course, chicken BBQ, prizes and entertainment at the Oswego Elks
Lodge. Griffins Green, Inc., 229 NYS Rte. 104A, 315/343-2996, E-mail:
sbaker@oswegoind.org. Admission $60/person, $240/team.

8/25-8/26 Sat-Sun
Oswego. Tugboat Muster. Come and see large and small tugboats – international and
local – in Oswego‟s Historic Maritime District on the West First Street Pier. H. Lee
White Marine Museum, 315/342-0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com,
ww.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com. Admission free.

8/25-8/26 Sat-Sun
Oswego. French & Indian War Encampment. 18th Century drills, history
demonstrations. Fort Ontario State Historic Site, One E. Fourth St., 315/343-4711,
www.fortontario.com. Admission charged.

8/26 Sun
Phoenix. Ecumenical Church Service, 10:30am. Bring a chair. Henley Park, State &
Lock Sts. 315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

8/29 Wed
Phoenix. Party in the Park by Bridge House Brats, 5:30-7:30pm. Local talent. Henley
Park, State & Lock Sts. 315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.


SEPTEMBER
9/1-9/2 Sat-Sun
Oswego. Scottish Highlander and English Encampment, 10am-4:30pm. Portraying the
Jacobite uprising of 1745. Living history demonstrations, battle reenactments, craft
demonstrations, music, games and sutlers. Fort Ontario Historic Site, One E. Fourth St.,
315/343-4711, www.fortontario.com. Admission charged.
9/8 Sat
Oswego. Oswego Lions‟ Club Child Safety Day with Cow Chip Bingo, 11am-4pm.
Features many booths including car safety check, bike rodeo, vision screening, finger
printing and more. The “Cow Chip Bingo” event will be from 12noon-3pm. “Deeds” are
available for $10 each. Oswego Speedway, 315/598-2471, E-mail: dhflower1@alltel.net,
http://oswegony.lionwap.org. Admission free.

9/8 Sat
Oswego. History Lecture Series, 1:30pm. Roby, professor of astronomy at SUNY
Oswego and former guest observer on the Hubble Space Telescope, will discuss the
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problems of navigation from ancient times to the 18 century. H. Lee White Marine
Museum, Oswego‟s “Historic Maritime District,” W. First St. Pier. 315/342-0480, E-
mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com, www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com.
Admission free.

9/8 Sat
Pulaski. Salmon River Festival, 10am-4pm. A day of family entertainment, including
food, children‟s events, music, arts & crafts, contests, prizes, and races. South Park,
Village of Pulaski. 315/298-2213, E-mail: pulaski@dreamscape.com Admission free.

9/8 Sat
Oswego. Taste of Oswego, 12noon-8pm. Various local restaurants present tastes of their
specialty foods, entertainment. Sponsored by the Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of
Commerce. East Linear Park behind Best Western Captain‟s Quarters Hotel, 26 E. First
St. 315/343-7681. Admission free; $1 samples all day.

9/8 Sat
Fulton. Lawn Sale, 9am-4pm. Variety of items available. Proceeds will be used to
support the programs of the Friends of History and maintenance of the Pratt House
Museum. The John Wells Pratt House Museum, 177 S. First St., 315/598-4616.
Admission free.

9/8 Sat
Salmon River Corridor. Salmon River Steward Educational Program Series, 10-
11am. See listing on 6/16 for more information.

9/8 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

9/8 Sat
Fulton. City-Wide Garage Sale Day 2007, 9am-4pm. Spend the day in the City of Fulton
browsing annual garage sales. 315/592-7330, E-mail: ctrowbridge@cityoffulton.com.
Admission free.
9/8-9/9 and 9/15-16 Sat-Sun
Oswego: “Family Boat Building.” 9‟ Dory Lark. Call for details and sign up to build a
functional boat for your family to take home. Affordable prices, thanks to a donation
from Raby‟s Hardware. H. Lee White Marine Museum, Historic Maritime District, W.
First St. Pier. 315/342-0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com,
ww.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com.

9/11 Tues
Phoenix. Community Vigil in Memory of Lives Lost, 7-8pm. Bring a chair and candle.
Henley Park, State & Park Sts. 315/695-1308. Admission free.

9/15 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; we are not able to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

9/15 Sat
Fulton. Fulton Polish Fest, 11am-9pm. Enjoy Polish food and beer, Polish dancers and
live Polka Bands featuring the Figiel Brothers and Johnny Stevens and his Double Shot
Polka Band. Fulton Polish Home, 153 W. First St., 315/593-2875. Admission free; charge
for food.

9/16 Sun
Oswego. Strut Your Mutt 5K/1M Family Walk/Run, 9am-1pm. Dogs are welcome,
picnic lunch, exhibitors, pet photos, demonstrations. Sponsored by Oswego County
Humane Society. Breitbeck Park, 315/207-1070, E-mail: ochscontact@hotmail.com,
www.oswegohumane.org. Admission $15/individuals, $25/family.

9/19 Sun
Mexico. Fall Wild Edibles with Nancy Kaiser, 2pm. What to eat and not eat in the fall
time. Power point presentation, tasting, and a little walking. Mexico Point Park, off NYS
Rte. 104B. 315/963-7657, E-mail: sanscott@gmail.com,
www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission free, donations accepted.

9/19 Wed
Oswego: “International Talk Like a Pirate Day.” Activities at H. Lee White Marine
Museum, W. First St. Pier. 315/342-0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com,
ww.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com.

9/22 Sat
Altmar. NYSDEC Salmon River Hatchery National Hunting & Fishing Day Open
House, 9am-4pm. Highlighting the fishing, hunting and outdoor recreation opportunities
in the Salmon River Greenway. Hands-on programs geared toward family participation.
Environmental education programs and displays, flytying, flycasting, fishing instructions
and programs, stream ecology for kids, fish petting zoo, salmon fishing seminars,
canoeing & kayaking programs. NYSDEC Salmon River Fish Hatchery, 2133 Co. Rte.
22. 315/298-7605, E-mail: fjverdol@gw.dec.state.ny.us. Admission free.

9/22-9/23 Sat-Sun
Lacona. Crank It Up! Antique Tractor and Engine Show, Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 9am-5pm.
Antique hit and miss engines, antique tractors, quilts, crafts, vendors with new and old
items, baked goods, carriage rides, food. Lacona Volunteer Fire Department, Maple Ave.,
315/387-5365. Admission and parking free.

9/28 Fri
Mexico. “Ghost Hunting 101” with Anne Borick, 7pm. A ghost walk with a “how-to”
search for ghosts. Mexico Point Park, off NYS Rte. 104B. 315/963-3891, E-mail:
sanscott@gmail.com, www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission $5 donation.

9/28-9/29 Fri-Sat
Oswego. Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, 6-9:30pm. Candidate for Murder will be
presented by Bright Star Productionz. Bridie Manor, 1830 Bridie Square, 315/963-3820,
E-mail: Laura@brightstarproductionz.com, www.brightstarproductionz.com. Admission
$32.

9/29 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

9/29-9/30 Sat-Sun
Central Square. Lioness Club of Central Square’s 24th Annual Apple Festival, 10am-
5pm. A fun-filled day for the entire family. Entertainment, amusement rides, crafts, live
demonstrations, children‟s games, food. Goetell Community Park, US Rte. 11, 315/569-
2359, www.centralsquareapplefestival.com. Admission $1 donation, 12 & under free.

9/29 Sat
Mexico. Campfire on the Beach, 7-9pm. Singing, storytelling and toasting
marshmallows around campfire on the beach. Mexico Point Park, NYS Rte 104B.
315/963-3891, E-mail: sanscott@gmail.com, www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html.
Admission free.

9/30 Sun
Oswego. 35th Annual House Tour, 1-5pm. Annual tour of historic and contemporary
properties that promote and preserve the historical, architectural and environmental
resources in Oswego County. Sponsored by the Heritage Foundation of Oswego County.
Contact 315/342-3354 for tour site locations and cost.

9/30 Sun
Fulton. Coin & Collectible Show, 10am-4pm. Educational exhibits of coins and other
collectibles; items for sale. Oswego County Numismatic Association. Fulton Municipal
Bldg., 141 S. First St. E-mail: rocket@dreamscape.com. Admission free.

OCTOBER
10/6 Sat
Sandy Pond. Annual Turkey Shoot, 12noon. Shoot at targets, closest to center wins a
turkey. Sandy Pond Sportsman‟s Association, 3201 Co. Rte. 15, 315/387-6310, www.
sandypondsportsmans.com. Call or visit Web site for more information.

10/6 Sat
Mexico. Mexico Point Close the Park, 9:30am. End-of-the-season park closing; free
lunch. Mexico Point Park, off NYS Rte. 104B. 315/963-7657, E-mail:
BJ2Green@aol.com, www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission free.

10/6-10/7 Sat-Sun
Oswego, NY. Central New York Great Pumpkin Festival, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-
5pm. Giant pumpkin weigh-in, entertainment, food, games, rides, crafts and more.
Washington Square, E. Fourth & Bridge Sts., 315/343-7681,
www.oswegofultonchamber.com. Admission free.

10/6-10/28 Sat-Sun
Schroeppel. Godfrey‟s Fall Festival, 12noon-5pm. Wagon rides through colorful woods;
snacks and drinks, fall items. Godfrey‟s Last Stand, 1232 NYS Rte. 264. 315/593-7291.
Admission $1 donation for wagon ride.

10/13 Sat
Oswego. ARC of Oswego County Gala Event, 7-11pm. The gala event will feature
memorable Big Band Music by the Mario DeSantis Orchestra, hors d‟oeuvres, wine
tasting, silent auction. Hewitt Union Ballroom, SUNY Oswego, 315/598-3108, E-mail:
cusiatynski@oswegoind.org, www.arcofoswegocounty.org. Admission $50/person.

10/13 Sat
Oswego. History Lecture Series, 1:30pm. A monthly series offering various topics and
speakers. Contact the Museum or check their Web site for details on each month‟s
session. H. Lee White Marine Museum, Oswego‟s “Historic Maritime District,” W. First
St. Pier. 315/342-0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com,
www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com. Admission free.

10/13 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

10/20 Sat
Oswego. Quilt/Craft Show & Dinner, 10am-4pm. Quilts for show and sale, other
vendors, silent auction, dinners available. First United Methodist Church, 7111 NYS Rte.
104, 315/343-6335. Admission free.

10/20 Sat
Salmon River Corridor. Salmon River Steward Educational Program Series, 10-
11am. See listing on 6/16 for more information.

10/26-10/27 Fri-Sat
Oswego. Candle Light Ghost Tour, 7-9pm. Tour the fort by kerosene and candle light;
learn about its famous ghosts and mysterious happenings with costumed interpreters. Co-
sponsored by the Friends of Fort Ontario. Fort Ontario State Historic Site, 1 E. Fourth St.,
315/343-4711, www. fortontario.com. Admission charged, advance ticket purchase
required.

10/27 Sat
Oswego. Rice Creek Ramble, 1pm. Come enjoy a naturalist led hike. An adult must
accompany children; unable to accommodate groups. Rice Creek Field Station,
Thompson Rd., 315/312-7961. Admission free.

10/27 Sat
Oswego. Pirates‟ Costume Ball, 6:30pm. Pirate themed masquerade ball. Music,
dancing, Caribbean cuisine, costume contests, games, silent auction and more. Come
have a bawdy old time. H. Lee White Marine Museum, Oswego‟s “Historic Maritime
District,” W. First St. Pier. 315/342-0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com,
www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com. Call for admission information.

10/31 Wed
Oswego. Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, 6-9:30pm. Bewitched will be presented by
Bright Star Productionz. Bridie Manor, 1830 Bridie Square, 315/963-3820, E-mail:
Laura@brightstarproductionz.com, www.brightstarproductionz.com. Admission $32.

ONGOING EVENTS
3/12-5/4 Tues-Fri
Fulton. The Life and Works of Alan Stephens Foster, 9am-4pm. With a style compared
to Norman Rockwell, Foster produced covers and illustrations for the Saturday Evening
Post, Collier‟s and the New Yorker among others. Featuring pieces recently donated to
the Museum‟s collection. Sponsored by Friends of History in Fulton, N.Y., Inc. The John
Wells Pratt House Museum, 177 S. First St., 315/598-4616. Admission $2/adult,
members and under 18 free.

May 26 – July 15 Daily
Lake Ontario Counties. LOC Trout and Salmon Summer Derby. Lakewide fishing
derby with thousands of dollars in cash and merchandise prizes. 585/544-2563, E-mail:
locderby@aol.com, www.loc.org. Registration $25/adult, $12/youth, $15/adult one-day
pass, $7/youth one-day pass.
May-Oct
Fulton. Sock Hop and Car Cruise-Ins, 6-10pm. Sock hop and old-fashioned classic car
cruise-ins monthly on Sat night. Dates: 5/19, 6/16, 7/7-7/8 20th Anniversary Event, 7/16,
7/21, 8/11, 9/8. Sweet Inspirations Drive-In, 801 W. Broadway, 315/593-1522,
www.sweetsdrivein.com. Admission free.

May-Oct Wed, Sat
Fulton. Bike Night and Cruise Night, 6-10pm. Every Wednesday night is bike night;
Saturday night is cruise night. DJ entertainment. Sweet Inspirations Drive-In, 801 W.
Broadway, 315/593-1522, www.sweetsdrivein.com. Admission free.

5/21-8/24 Tues-Fri
Fulton. The Art of Fun: Collectible Toys and Children‟s Memorabilia, 9am-4pm. An
exhibit featuring 19th and 20th century children‟s toys, games, and other related
memorabilia. Also, interactive displays focusing on child‟s play including games and
dress-up. Sponsored by Friends of History in Fulton, N.Y., Inc. The John Wells Pratt
House Museum, 177 S. First St., 315/598-4616. Admission $2/adults, members and
under 18 free.

June-Aug Wed
Oswego. Sunset Concerts, June-July 7:30-8:30pm, Aug 7-8pm. The series features five
concerts by the Oswego „City Band‟ Concert Band, an Oswego tradition since 1935; two
concerts by Jazz Band; one concert by Nick Sterio Orchestra. Breitbeck Park, Lake St.,
315/343-1176, E-mail: dgoodness@twcny.rr.com, www.afm.org/267-441. Admission
free.

June-Aug 2nd & 4th Tues.
Oswego. MOPS „Meet Me at the Park,‟ 10am-12noon. Get out of the house and
socialize with other moms while kids play. Theme days such as bubble blowing day,
sidewalk chalk day and sprinkler day. Call for more information. Sponsored by MOPS
(Mothers of Pre Schoolers/affiliation with Oswego CMA Church.) Oak Hill Park
(between E. Seventh and E. Eighth St.), 315/342-5493. Admission free.

Late June-August, Dates TBA
Oswego. “Arts for Kids” Workshops. Series of art classes taught by professionals
throughout the summer season. A variety of media and themes are used. H. Lee White
Marine Museum, Oswego‟s “Historic Maritime District,” W. First St. Pier. 315/342-
0480, E-mail: info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com, www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com.
Admission $6/non-members, $4/members.

July-Aug Thurs
Fulton: Concerts at Bullhead Point Pavilion, 7pm. Concerts by Fulton Community
Band. Sponsored by City of Fulton Parks and Recreation Department. Bullhead Point,
NYS Rte. 3, 315/592-2474. Admission free.
July-Aug Thurs
Phoenix. Country Music in the Park Featuring The Morgans, 6-8pm. Henley Park,
State & Park Sts. 315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

July-Aug Fri
Phoenix. Music in the Park – “Pickin‟ & Grinnin,'” 6-8pm. Henley Park, State & Park
Sts. 315/695-1308, www.bridgehousebrats.us. Admission free.

July-Aug Fri
Mexico. Yoga with Rita Anderson, 8am. Yoga in a serene setting, weather permitting.
Mexico Point Park, off NYS Rte. 104B. 315/963-3891, E-mail: sanscott@gmail.com,
www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission $10.

July-Aug Fri
Fulton: Concerts at Canal Landing Gazebo. 6pm. Music by Fulton area musicians,
including Sounds of Brass, Drew Freck, Cortini Brothers, and Fulton Dixieland Band.
Sponsored by City of Fulton Parks and Recreation Department. 315/592-2474.
Admission free.

9/10-11/9 Tues-Fri
Fulton. Through the Years: History and Architecture of Fulton Churches, 9am-4pm.
An exhibit highlighting the wide variety of churches in Fulton with rich history and
beautiful architecture from the 19th century through the present. Architectural styles range
from Greek Revival to Romanesque to Modern. Sponsored by Friends of History in
Fulton, N.Y., Inc. The John Wells Pratt House Museum, 177 S. First St., 315/598-4616.
Admission $2/adults, members and under 18 free.

TBA
July or Aug
Sandy Creek. Heritage Day. Displays on the history of the Town of Sandy Creek, War
of 1812 presentation, “Big Cheese.” Sandy Creek History Center, 1992 Harwood Dr.,
315/387-5456 x7, E-mail: historian@sandycreekny.us. Admission free.

July or Aug
Hannibal. Fifteenth Annual Concert in the Park, 3-6pm. Community concert and duck
derby. Sponsored by the Hannibal Historical Society and the Village of Hannibal.
Firemen‟s Field, Rochester St., 315/564-5471. Admission free.

July-Aug
Mexico. Tea for Tuesday. Tea with conversation, poetry, etc. with Edna Yablonski. Call
for specific dates and times. Mexico Point Park, off NYS Rte. 104B. 315/963-8216, E-
mail: Bj2green@aol.com, www.howardsplace.net/manorhouse.html. Admission free.

July-Aug
Oswego County. United States Tennis Association Summer Youth Tennis Program,
various hours between 9am-3pm. A learn-to-play tennis program for youth 5-12 years of
age, equipment provided. Program runs for the duration of the summer recreation
programs in the City of Oswego and various towns and villages in the county. Sponsored
by the Oswego City/County Youth Bureau. 315/349-3451, E-mail:
danr@oswegocounty.com. Admission free.

Sept or Oct
Oswego. “Scalplock Saves the Cheese” Party, time tba. Scalplock, a featured character
in the children‟s book, “Colonel Meacham‟s Giant Cheese,” hosts a children‟s party
featuring renowned storyteller Rosemary Nesbitt recounting the tale, cheesy activities,
refreshments, giveaways and more. H. Lee White Marine Museum, Oswego‟s “Historic
Maritime District,” W. First St. Pier. 315/342-0480, E-mail:
info@hleewhitemarinemuseum.com, www.hleewhitemarinemuseum.com. Admission
$6/members, $8/non-members.

Oct.
Sandy Creek. Archives Week. View displays of artifacts, photos and posterboards
showcasing Sandy Creek Village and Town history. Sandy Creek History Center, 1992
Harwood Dr., 315/387-5456 x7, E-mail: historian@sandycreekny.us. Admission free.

NEARBY EVENTS
7/7-8/19 Sat-Sun
Sterling. Sterling Renaissance Festival, 10am-7pm. 35-acre re-creation of an English
festival set in the period of Queen Elizabeth I (1585 AD). Features authentic jousting, 80
stage and street performances, dance, music, unique food and drink. 15385 Farden Rd.
315/947-5783, E-mail: office@sterlingfestival.com, www.sterlingfestival.com.
Admission $22.00/adult, $8.00/children, 6-12, free/5 and under.

9/22-9/23 Sat-Sun
Sterling. Ontario Orchards Fall Jamboree, 10am-6pm. Pick your own apples and
pumpkins; local arts and crafts, live music, make-and-take fall decorations, and much
more. Ontario Orchards, McNeil Rd. 315/343-6328, www.ontarioorchards.com.
Admission free.

				
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